Archive for July, 2004

MORE ON KOSHER PETS PET FOOD

We received the following letter from the cRc. We challenged the propriety of a company saying its pet food is kosher, when, clearly, it is not. “First, the company is accurate in stating that they are endorsed. We do endorse their products as being free of basur v’cholov and, for some products, that they are […]

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Posted on July 30, 2004 at 12:12 pm by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert

THE FETA FEST

So, how many salads with feta cheese did you have during the Nine Days?? We are all cheesed out. Feta, or something like it, has been made in the Balkans for centuries, probably as long as there have been Balkan shepherds tending goats and sheep. By heavily salting their cheese, farmers made it last through […]

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Posted on July 29, 2004 at 9:16 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics

TUBE STEAKS

When we were poor, starving college students, we would do just about anything to convince ourselves that we were eating better meals than the poor offering before us on the table. As a result, hot dogs became tube steaks. My kids, who grew up eating well, liked the name enough to keep it. The Beast […]

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Posted on July 28, 2004 at 1:29 pm by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics

TISHA B’AV

In a few hours from now (as I write), it will be Tisha B’Av. We will not update on 9 Av. We wish you an easy fast. More important, we wish you a meaningful fast. May the story of Kamtza and Bar Kamtza and its underlying theme of baseless hatred inspire us to move closer […]

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Posted on July 26, 2004 at 4:28 pm by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Holidays